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Gasoline Production / Energy Crisis #468181

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 14, 1973
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(Studio) House votes for second time to forbid gasoline allocation to be used in school busing for racial integration. Senate investigation subcommittee probes administration's announcement of gasoline production cut. Earlier in week, government releases 25% gasoline cut figure but later changes figure to 5%. Senate committee members skeptical of government's explanation of figure change.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [Senator Charles PERCY - asks for explanation of 25% gasoline production cut mistake.] [Assistant energy administration John SAWHILL - insists mistake typographical.] [Senator Henry JACKSON - asks if 25% cut ever discussed.] [SAWHILL - admits 25% cut included in range of options, but final report incld. wrong option.] Public credibility of energy plan at stake.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.

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